Tag: forgery

4 articles

Yrs. Truly, A Lincoln

On the grifter who made a living forging the signatures of American heroes.


Dead Sea Scrolls Go to Court

A scholarly dispute devolves into criminal impersonation.


A Man Walks Into a Bank

“What could possibly be funnier than depositing a perfectly ridiculous, obviously false, fake cheque?”


The Forger's Story

Searching for (and easily finding) Mark Augustus Landis, the man behind the “longest, strangest forgery spree the American art world has known.”